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Albanian Wines Fair, 2 Fabruary 2019

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On February 2, 2019, at the Vineyard School in Wulflingen near Zürich, under the motto "Wine and Work" were organized a fair of Albanian wines. The invitation for the presentation of the wines from Albania and Kosovo came from cantonal MPs Claudio Schmid and Christoph Borer. Attending this event were Ambassador I.Gjoni as well as the federal MP Alfred Heer.

Albania's Tourism in FEXPO

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Albania's Tourism was presented at the International Tourism Fair in Zurich on 31 January to 3 February 2019. The FESPO Fair is the largest organized in Switzerland. For the second consecutive year, our stand is presented by Mr. Shimashi Shala of Albanien Reisen Company. The stend was visited by the Albanian Ambassador I. Gjoni and the Embassy staff.

Ceremony of awarding the Certificate of Appreciation to the non-governmental organization International Project Aid (IPA)

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At the Embassy of the Republic of Albania in Berne was organized the ceremony of awarding the Certificate of Appreciation to the non-governmental organization International Project Aid (IPA) in the framework of the extraordinary contribution as well as ongoing work in support of the most needy persons in Albania. IPA, for years (since 1994), continues its contribution to Albania with various projects in the field of education and health, as well as other projects such as providing drinking water to communities and school building.

Celebration of the Albanian National Day, November 30,2018

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The Embassy of the Republic of Albania in Berne organized on November 30th a festive evening on the occasion of the Albanian National Day. The event was attended by many intellectuals, swiss friends and members of diaspora as well as other guests from the Diplomatic Corpus. Ambassador Ilir Gjoni welcomed the attendees.

Political consultations Albania-Switzerland, November 27th,2018

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Political consultations among senior representatives from both ministries of foreign affairs are regularly held in respective Capitals. This year such consultations were held in Bern The Albanian delegation was headed by Mrs. Mimoza Halimi, General Director of Political and Strategic Affairs while Mrs. Krystyna Marty Lang, Deputy Secretary of State for Political Affairs headed the Swiss counterpart. During the consultations, a broad range of issues were dealt with ranging from political to economic and consular issues.

On the November 10th 2018, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Albanian Dance School "Shota"

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On the November 10th 2018, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Albanian Dance School "Shota", a commemorative ceremony was organized in Schlieren, Zürich. At this festive event, the talented artists of this association performed various musical and dance shows.

The embassy staff hosted at the diplomatic headquarters in Berne, the anchor of “Fol Shqip” Program

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In the framework of the November Festivities, Ambassador I.Gjoni, and the embassy staff hosted at the diplomatic headquarters in Berne, the anchor of “Fol Shqip” Program, Mr. Altin Marku, with whom they conversed, sent congratulatory messages to all co-citizens on the occasion of the Albanian National Day. “Fol Shqip” is among the most attended programs in diaspora, which plays a very important role in the integration, promotion of Albanian culture and history.

The exhibition "Artistic Peace Triangle" in Martigny

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The exhibition "Artistic Peace Triangle" in Martigny was organized with the support of the Municipality of this city in cooperation with the Albanian Association in Martigny. This exhibition showed works of talented painters from Albania, Kosovo and Switzerland . The event was attended by the first secretary of the Albanian Embassy in Berne M.Meksi, representatives of the Embassy of Kosovo, Culture Minister of Martigny M.Olesen and many artisans and representatives of the Diaspora.

The book "The Pathways of a Journalist" by Rexhep Rifat is promoted in Bern

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The promotion of the book coincided with the 50th anniversary of his work as a journalist. Rexhep Rifat has dedicated his entire life to journalism, contributing to the field of information and especially patriotic education of the Albanian Diaspora. In the early 90's of the last century, he was persecuted in Kosovo by Serbian authorities and forced to seek political asylum in Switzerland, where he lives with his family.

Economic Forum, Export & Doing Business in Albania: Energy Industries, Metals and Commodities,29 October 2018

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On 29 October 2018, at the Lugano City Hall, was organized Economic Forum, Export & Doing Business in Albania: Energy Industries, Metals and Commodities. In this important activity organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Albania in Berne, the Honory Consulate of Albania in the Canton of Tiçino, in cooperation with the Lugano Chamber of Commerce, and Lugano city hall, were invited many interested businesses in the field of energy and minerals from this canton. At this event was Present as well, the Mayor of Tiçino, Marco Boradori, who welcomed the participants.

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